Game of Thrones Linguist on Language Creation; Kristian Nairn Discusses Hodor and His Memorable Final Scene

The creative genius behind the Valyrian and Dothraki languages and a key contributor to the realism of Game of Thrones – David J. Peterson – is preparing to share his expertise with the next generation of linguists. The Sierra Sun Times reports that Peterson will be teaching a class in language creation at UC Berkeley. Entitled […]

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Hafþór Björnsson on How Becoming the Mountain Changed His Life

It’s no secret why Hafþór “Thor” Björnsson was cast as Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on Game of Thrones. The 29-year old Icelander stands six feet nine inches tall, currently weighs 431 pounds, and has fallen just short of becoming the World’s Strongest Man twice. According to an interview with Men’s Health, Björnsson is currently bulking […]

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Interview with Ramin Djawadi

Episode 344 – Interview with Ramin Djawadi Download | iTunes | Support The podcast sits down with Ramin Djawadi, legendary composer and the man behind the epic music of Game of Thrones. Thanks to Ramin Djawadi for the insightful, fun, and thoughtful conversation. Listen for an incredible look into the process of creating music for Game of […]

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